Alternatives from the Modern Movement
By (author) Colin Porteous
Normal Price: $125.00
Your Price: $112.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $12.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.62 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
New Eco-Architecture by Colin Porteous
Book DescriptionThe New Eco-Architecture builds a historical bridge between architectural science and design. It seeks to address neglected aspects of the Modern Movement as a prelude to supporting a diversity of architectural insight and experimentation aimed at twenty-first century environmental needs and priorities. The attitudes and influences of renowned figures are re-examined in relation to current issues of architectural sustainability. By setting today's green architectural quest within a twentieth century context, and evaluating the main protagonists with regard to a modern eco-sensitive lineage, the book will be of primary interest to architectural students, academics and practitioners. However, it should also intrigue historians, theoreticians and critics, who tend to gloss over such issues, as well as other disciplines engaged with the built environment.
Buy New Eco-Architecture book by Colin Porteous from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415256254
(246mm x 189mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Spon Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Colin Porteous
New Eco-Architecture: Alternatives from the Modern Movement, Hardback (November 2001)» View all books by Colin Porteous
This book builds a historical bridge between architectural science and design. It seeks to address neglected aspects of the Modern Movement.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about New Eco-Architecture book by Colin Porteous and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Colin Porteous
Colin Porteous is Senior Lecturer in Architectural Science at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, and has had a long involvement with passive solar design and research.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.